I Have Never Been Laid Off Before

Through no fault of my own or my employer, I have been laid off. I’m a personal trainer by day and writer by night. Due to the coronavirus, social distancing, and stay-at-home orders, my gym closed, and all trainers laid off. The owners, bless their hearts, filed for unemployment for all their employees.

I am blessed to be married to an engineer. His job is considered an essential service, and he…